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  • NBA Trade Deadline Brings Numerous Deals
    Posted March 15th, 2012 at 1:45 pm 15 Comments »
    The NBA trade deadline always provides an opportunity for teams in contention to bolster up for the coming playoffs while those out of it can position themselves better for the future. Dwight Howard waiving his opportunity to opt-out of his contract meant the biggest attraction was off the market however a number of trades went down in the final minutes. The Lakers and Blazers were especially active and a big three team deal involving the Nuggets, Wizards, and Clippers was pulled off. The...
  • Redskins Make Huge Trade For Right to Nab Robert Griffin III
    Posted March 10th, 2012 at 1:15 pm 41 Comments »
    While everyone was eagerly tracking the movements of Peyton Manning on Friday night the expected trade of the #2 pick in the upcoming NFL Draft went down in dramatic fashion. The Washington Redskins sent the #6 pick, their second rounder this year #38, their first rounder in 2013, and their first rounder in 2014 in exchange for the #2 pick. The huge ransom was paid in order to move into position to choose Robert Griffin III and secure who they hope to be their franchise QB for years to come....
  • Jeremy Lin Due for Attention in NBA 2K12
    Posted February 11th, 2012 at 12:00 pm 142 Comments »
    The most astonishing story of the NBA season has been the emergence of Jeremy Lin who has practically reached superstar status overnight. Lin, who went undrafted in 2010 out of Harvard, had been cut by the Warriors, Rockets, and was literally days away from the same fate with the Knicks. However he got his chance and has scored 89 points in his first three career NBA starts which is the most for any player since 1976. He's averaging 28.5 points on 58% shooting and 8 assists in the last four ...
  • Potential Landing Spots for Peyton Manning Should He Play Next Season
    Posted January 28th, 2012 at 12:15 pm 37 Comments »
    It's become clear in recent days that Peyton Manning is unlikely to return to the Colts next season. Whether that will be due to his release (he's owed $28 million guaranteed if kept on the roster come March 8th) or his retirement due to health concerns - Indy looks to be planning a fresh start with a new coach, GM, and Andrew Luck. If his health allows him to return there are a number of teams that, by adding Peyton Manning, would become instant contenders. Here is a look at those who co...
  • Underclassmen Officially Declared for 2012 NFL Draft
    Posted January 15th, 2012 at 10:15 am No Comments »
    The deadline for underclassmen to declare for the draft comes today. Here is the complete list of those that have renounced the remainder of their college eligibility in order to go pro. Quarterbacks Robert Griffin III (Baylor), Andrew Luck (Stanford), Brock Osweiler (Arizona State), Darron Thomas (Oregon) Running Backs Alvester Alexander (Wyoming), Edwin Baker (Michigan State), Mike Ball (Nevada), Jewel Hampton (Southern Illinois), Ronnie Hillman* (San Diego State), LaMichael James ...
  • 2012 NFL Draft Order
    Posted January 7th, 2012 at 1:45 pm 1 Comment »
    Below is the official 2012 NFL Draft order. Teams with the same record have their spots determined through strength of schedule with the weakest SOS getting the higher draft position. Picks 21-32 (updated 2/5: complete)Ā are to be determined based on the results of the NFL Playoffs. The Panthers and Dolphins will have their placement (picks 8 and 9) settled with a coin toss as will the Seahawks and Chiefs (picks 11 and 12). The coin toss procedure generally takes place at the NFL Combine in ...
  • Andrew Luck Sweepstakes Comes Down to Final Weekend; Colts and Rams In Play For Top Pick in NFL Draft
    Posted December 30th, 2011 at 3:30 pm 41 Comments »
    The story of what team would get the opportunity to draft Andrew Luck by finishing with the worst record and getting the top pick in the NFL Draft has been tracked throughout the year. Though a handful of teams appeared in the running at different stages of the season there are now only two possibilities with the odds in the favor of the Indianapolis Colts over St. Louis Rams.Ā  (more…)...
  • Chris Paul Traded to the Clippers
    Posted December 14th, 2011 at 7:30 pm 17 Comments »
    After five days of turmoil surrounding Chris Paul - which at one point had him headed to the Lakers only to have the NBA nix the deal - he is officially on the move. Paul will be playing in LA after all but instead it'll be for the Clippers. In exchange the Hornets receiveĀ Eric Gordon, Chris Kaman, Al-Farouq Aminu, and the unprotected first round pick of Minnesota's. It's a huge haul for New Orleans considering they had next to no leverage in making a deal for Paul but still got both the...